Dr. Jessica Crowder joins WGNS on the air Tuesday morning - Hear the Podcast HERE

Mar 08, 2022 at 09:03 am by Producer

Our guest today is Dr. Jessica Crowder with the Ascension Medical Group - Saint Thomas New Salem offices. Today, Dr. Crowder talked about preventative health screenings of all.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Society Gala Honoring the 2022 Philanthropist and Physician Champion Award Winners

Mar 07, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.-  The Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation will host their annual Society Gala on March 19, 2022. This event will take place at 6pm in Middle.... Read More

Dr. Craig McCabe on WGNS - Talking about allergies, eye issues and more

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:02 am by Producer

Craig McCabe, MD, "The Eye Doctor" interacts with the public about eye issues, allergies and more.  In addition to eye treatments and surgery, Dr. McCabe has made many fr.... Read More

Poll Shows Eroding Trust among Tennessee Parents in COVID-19 And Vaccine Information

Mar 05, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Fewer Tennessee parents polled by the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy in fall 2021 reported they trust information they receive about vaccines than the same time in.... Read More

TN Department of Health Awarded Project To Build Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

Mar 05, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced today it was awarded a two-year project to build capacity to promote Alzheimer's disease awareness. This project will suppor.... Read More

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Ball - POSTPONED

Mar 03, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – The volunteer board of directors of the Rutherford County American Heart Association previoously announced the date of the Rutherford Heart Ball .... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Recognizes World Birth Defects Day

Mar 01, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health recognizes World Birth Defects Day on March 3, 2022, joining other birth defect prevention organizations, including the World Health Organiz.... Read More

Giving the Gift of Milk this New Year. Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and the Milk Bank of Tennessee Team up to Save Babies’ Lives

Feb 11, 2022 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Some call it liquid gold. Breast milk has many advantages in helping babies grow. It can build immunity and mature intestinal tracts, provide vital nutrients and hormones, red.... Read More

Today, WGNS Focused on Heart Health with a guest from Ascension Saint Thomas Heart Rutherford

Feb 08, 2022 at 09:02 am by Producer

Our guest this morning was Dr. Ramya Suryadevara, MD, FACC, FSCAI who discussed with host Scott Walker, common problems dealing with the heart. February is American Heart.... Read More

Diana Health brings a new model of healthcare for women and their families to Smyrna - Grand Opening Celebration March 5th

Feb 07, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

Diana Health launched its new, modern medical clinic in Smyrna, Tennessee his past week (February 4th) and is planning to host a Grand Opening Celebration next month.Diana H.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford to host February 12th Galentine's Day Mammogram Event

Feb 07, 2022 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

It was February 2019 when Karen Samuels went in for her routine mammogram. “When I got to the age where I could start having mammograms, I never missed my annual appoint.... Read More

Your 5-Minutes of Being Healthier in the New Year with Sunshine Nutrition Center

Jan 31, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Family owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition Center has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

A simple change or two in your diet can change your life - 5-Min. Interview with Sunshine Nutrition Center

Jan 24, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll analysis explores COVID-19 prevention in Tennessee schools

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Most Tennessee parents polled late in 2021 by researchers with the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy say they send their children to school with masks, but they also h.... Read More

Vanderbilt Biostatisticians Launch Cancer-Immu Data Portal for Predicting Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

A new data portal called Cancer-Immu established by a team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center biostatisticians can help cancer clinicians and researchers predic.... Read More

Healthier Living and a few tips from Locally Owned and Operated Sunshine Nutrition Center

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Local health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your health and helping residen.... Read More

Sen. Shane Reeves of Murfreesboro to Address Respite Care for Alzheimer's Patients

Jan 15, 2022 at 05:30 pm by WGNS

Sen. Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) and Rep. Ryan Williams (R-Cookeville) will hold a news conference on Wednesday, January 19, at 10:30 a.m. at Cordell Hull to speak about S.... Read More

TN Department of Health Recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Jan 10, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

This new year, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) continues to urge Tennesseans to prioritize their health. One way to live a healthier version of yourself is to take st.... Read More

Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office Announces New Methods of Contact

Jan 10, 2022 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office (RCMEO) recently made changes to its webpage to make contacting the department easier.&ldquo.... Read More